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Producer National Archives and Records AdministrationLanguage English
ARC Identifier 34437 / Local Identifier 111-LC-56981
Retirement Ceremony for Brigadier General Elizabeth P. Hoisington: Part I
Silent. Department of Defense. Department of the Army. Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations. U.S. Army Audiovisual Center. (ca. 1974 - 05/15/1984). Summary: Various shots (VS), Women's Air Corps (WAC) band playing. CU, WAC leader directing band. Medium shot (MS), spectators watching ceremony. Long shot (LS), VSs, standing in formation on parade field. Close Up (CU), Brigadier General (BG) Elizabeth Hoisington, Chief Women Army Corps and Colonel Dorotha J. Garrison, Commanding Officer, U.S. Army WAC Training Center, Fort McClellan, standing on parade field. MS, BG Hoisington and Col. Garrison salute and get into jeep. CU, WAC troop units at attention as BG Hoisington and Col. Garrison troop the line in jeep. MS, General William C. Westmoreland, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army seated among honored guests on reviewing stand. MS, WAC Color Guard move forward for award presentation. CU, General Westmoreland pins Distinguished Service Medal on BG Hoisington and kisses her. CU, General Westmoreland and BG Hoisington shaking hands. CUs, spectators watching ceremony. Long shot (LS), General Westmoreland speaking. LS, General Westmoreland returns to review stand and BG Hoisington walks to speakers stand. CU, BG Hoisington speaking. LS, WAC Color Guard marching past in review. They return BG Hoisington's salute. VS, WAC Army units parading in review. LS, WAC Army band playing as it marches past in review. VS, WAC officers and honored guests shaking hands with BG Hoisington at conclusion of ceremony. Interior, Officers Club. BG Hoisington and Col. Garrison standing in receiving line. VS, WAC officers, WAC cadets, male officers and guests file past receiving line shaking hands and congratulating BG Hoisington. DVD Copied by Master Scanner Thomas Gideon.